Nearly 800,000 people experience a stroke every year in the United States, so what are the tell-tale signs we should look out for? We hear from Dr. Daniel Sacchetti, DO, Southcoast Health’s Stroke Director.
Learn more about Dr. Sacchetti at www.southcoast.org/doctors/daniel-sacchetti-do/ and Southcoast Health’s stroke care at www.southcoast.org/services/brain-and-spine-treatment/stroke-care/.
Here are more resources on how to make healthy lifestyle changes and control health conditions that raise risk for stroke:
American Heart Association/American Stroke Association: https://www.stroke.org/en/
Massachusetts Stroke Prevention and Control: https://www.mass.gov/stroke-prevention-and-control
Massachusetts Stroke Resources: https://www.mass.gov/lists/stroke-resources
Stroke Family Warmline: https://www.stroke.org/en/help-and-support/for-family-caregivers/stroke-family-warmline
Stroke Support Group Finder: https://www.stroke.org/en/stroke-support-group-finder
Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program: https://www.mass.gov/massachusetts-tobacco-cessation-and-prevention-program-mtcp
SSTAR – Smoke Cessation https://www.sstar.org/smoking-cessation/
Go to the Open Access Center, 386 Stanely Street, Fall River, MA 02720. Mon-Fri 7:30am-3pm for intake. There is a smoking cessation group on Tuesday mornings at 10:30am.